BuySoundtrax Records announces the release of the September Dawn – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack composed by William Ross. The film, directed by Christopher Cain (Young Guns, Gone Fishing), is a Romeo and Juliet story set against the backdrop of the of the controversial real-life massacre of 120 men, women and children traveling through Utah.
On September 11, 1857, in an unspoiled valley of the Utah territory and in the name of God, a 120 men women and children were viciously murdered, the first known act of religious terrorism on U.S. soil. Twenty years after the event, the adopted son of Mormon Church founder Brigham Young was executed for his role in the crime. But who ordered the massacre and why has always been hidden in a cloak of secrecy and conspiracy.
Composer William Ross wrote the original score for September Dawn. Ross is a prolific, award winning composer and arranger whose work has spanned feature films, the recording industry and television. He has composed music for such films as Tuck Everlasting, My Dog Skip, Tin Cup, My Fellow Americans, and the IMAX film Young Black Stallion. Ross has orchestrated more than 100 films, including Matrix Reloaded, Forrest Gump, Stuart Little and The Father of the Bride. In 2007 he was Music Director for the 79th Academy Awards Special.
"The art of film composing is to enhance the emotion of the images on the screen,” said the film’s director, Christopher Cain. “Nobody does this better than Bill Ross."
September Dawn stars Academy Award® winner Jon Voight, Trent Ford, Tamara Hope, Terence Stamp, Lolita Davidovich, Dean Cain, John Gries, Taylor Handley, Krisinda Cain, and Shaun Johnston.
September Dawn opens in theaters in limited release on June 22.
Click here to view the September Dawn Trailer: http://www.septemberdawn.net
The soundtrack CD will be start shipping on 5/23/07. The first 100 copies purchased at www.buysoundtrax.com will be autographed by William Ross.